Caregiving in The US
Family Caregiving is public health and economic security issue. Located in the heart of Washington, D.C., the National Alliance for Caregiving (NAC) is the leading organization conducting policy analysis and tracking federal legislation dealing with family caregiving issues in the U.S. – initiatives that focus on family caregivers or affect the care recipient in a way that would also affect the family caregiver.
The National Alliance for Caregiving Research Collaborative (NAC-RC) is a hub for connecting multiple disciplines and sectors of family caregiving experts through coordinated research opportunities and learning initiatives. The Research Collaborative includes over 60 members representing a national network of family caregiving researchers that touch on the various economic, social, and cultural needs and concerns of caregivers across the lifespan and across conditions. Connecting various fields and sectors, the Research Collaborative focuses on translating research into advocacy and innovation for sustainable impact.